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Florence Gordon [electronic resource] / Brian Morton.

Florence Gordon

Morton, Brian, 1955- author. (Author).
Harvey, Dawn, narrator. (Added Author).
hoopla digital. (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781483022918 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1483022919 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 15 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Dawn Harvey.
Summary, etc.:
A wise and entertaining novel about a woman who has lived life on her own terms for seventy-five defiant and determined years, only to find herself suddenly thrust to the center of her family's various catastrophes. Meet Florence Gordon: blunt, brilliant, cantankerous, and passionate, a feminist icon to young women. At seventy-five, Florence has earned her right to set down the burdens of family and work and shape her legacy at long last. But just as she is beginning to write her long-deferred memoir, her son Daniel returns to New York from Seattle with his wife and daughter, and they embroil Florence in their dramas, clouding the clarity of her days with the frustrations of middle age and the confusions of youth. And then there is her left foot, which is starting to drag.With searing wit, sophisticated intelligence, and a tender respect for humanity in all its flaws, Brian Morton introduces a constellation of unforgettable characters. Chief among them is Florence, who can humble the fools surrounding her with one barbed line, but who eventually finds there are realities even she cannot outwit.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Older women > Fiction.
Authorship > Fiction.
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